Douglas Berger psychiatrist in Tokyo is a fully bilingual Japanese/English American board-certified psychiatrist and Director of the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center. Dr. Berger received his M.D. and psychiatry training from New York Medical College, and his Ph.D. from the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine at the Tokyo University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Berger can be contacted by phone: 03-3716-6624 (+81-3-3716-6624 from outside of Japan). Use the intake form or inquire through the Tokyo Meguro Counseling Center’s Home Page.

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ADHD persons can be both messy with things and themselves, and if hyperactive, can have trouble suffering fools. The problem is to what extent of the problem are they aware of having, especially if mild. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G

Kids at the end of high school hit a crossroads in life, this requires careful guidance about the pitfalls ahead and the realities of life and work. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G

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When children are depressed they may need to take a break from school. Schools then require some documentation of why, like a mental diagnosis from a doctor. This gets on one’s school record and is difficult to remove…. Us: https://t.co/W6SS4mUflN, https://t.co/urVpIxQD7G

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Procrastination can be commonly due to depression or ADD. If making a check off list isn’t helpful then a paradoxical approach of telling clients that they can choose to live with it can be effective. Us: https://t.co/VOm63HtESZ, https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx

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PTSD persons can avoid normal activities. They may fear the unknown but be perfectly fine in a familiar place even if the crime rate is known to be high. Presenting this paradox may be useful in psychotherapy. Us: https://t.co/VOm63HtESZ, https://t.co/uaoP3ZdWvx

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People have events that distress them, these events can make or worsen depression. Still, many people make conclusions that their depression is due to events rather than an inborn problem in moods. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq,
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Behavioral problem kids need coordinated care. Problems arise when a school isn't set-up to help these children. Intervention fragments, and children can get caught-up in the adult-game of passing the buck among staff. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t

Tattoos can project an image for the owner & give one a boost. There is talk of helping the immune system (possibly a promotion), & finding tattoo ink in lymph nodes and the liver of unknown consequence, but ink in one’s body doesn’t sound favorable. Us: https://t.co/Rf75JyLzt6

Self-cutting persons may suffer from a myriad of underlying issues: depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and others. Cutting usually abates as one ages but treatment of the underlying problem is paramount. Us: https://t.co/xJKjtzIjZq, https://t.co/bggAMvY10t

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